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Just after months of anticipation, Sweet Evelyn’s is now open in downtown Perry.

The store at 910 Carroll St. is introduced to you by Unadilla baker and cookie artist Cory Jones, who competed in the Foodstuff Network’s 2022 Xmas Cookie Challenge. The store is a rebrand of his Jones and Firm house decor retailer subsequent a transform.

The Sweet Evelyn’s rebrand suggests he now has a storefront for his preferred cookies and other goodies.

Baked at his commercial kitchen area in Unadilla, his cookies, cupcakes and showcased treats are now offered on one facet of the retail store even though his dwelling decor, gifts, gourmand meals and seasonal things are on the other aspect. He carries in-dwelling the Satisfied Anything line by Laura Johnson.

Sweet Evelyn’s opens in downtown Perry. Check out these Some Beach cupcakes.

Sweet Evelyn’s opens in downtown Perry. Test out these Some Beach cupcakes.

Cookies & cupcakes

Sweet Evelyn’s features a every day cookie and cupcake menu.

On opening working day Saturday, cookies provided integrated O.G., the Nana, common triple chocolate, mango tajin, cookie monster, sugar cookie tart and a embellished cookie.

Jones is greatest known for his decorated cookies that he hand-crafts a person at a time. The one particular presented Saturday was a butter vanilla almond sugar cookie.

Baker and cookie artist Cory Jones at his Sweet Evelyn’s storefront in downtown Perry.

Baker and cookie artist Cory Jones at his Sweet Evelyn’s storefront in downtown Perry.

The O.G. is a brown butter bourbon pecan chocolate chip cookie. The Nana, a banana pudding cookie, is named right after his Nana, the late Evelyn Goodroe, also the namesake of his cookie organization. The cookie monster, which was particularly popular with young children in the retail store on opening day, is a blue sugar cookie with white chocolate chips, Oreo and Chips Ahoy.

Quincy Benitez, in the arms of her grandmother, Lannette Tomlin, gets a cookie from Cory Jones, cookie artist and owner of Sweet Evelyn’s in downtown Perry while her mom, Tyger Benitez and sister, Clover, look on. Tomlin and her husband, Michael, own Clover Wine Merchant across the street.

Quincy Benitez, in the arms of her grandmother, Lannette Tomlin, will get a cookie from Cory Jones, cookie artist and owner of Sweet Evelyn’s in downtown Perry when her mom, Tyger Benitez and sister, Clover, glance on. Tomlin and her partner, Michael, individual Clover Wine Service provider throughout the avenue.

Cupcakes provided integrated “Birfday,” Marry Me, Chocolate XXX, Some Seaside, Increase ‘n Glow and “Shawtcake.” The Increase ‘n Glow cupcake is explained as blueberry cake, vanilla buttercream, mini pancake, candied bacon and maple syrup, in a cupcake pipette, a slender tube which is finest squeezed proper before feeding on the cupcake.

Some Seaside is described as vanilla cake, coconut pineapple filling, vanilla buttercream and a Pina Colada mixer in a cupcake pipette.

A Some Beach cupcake from Sweet Evelyn’s in downtown Perry. The cupcake is described as vanilla cake, coconut pineapple filling, vanilla buttercream and a Pina Colada mixer. The mixer is in a cupcake pipette, a slender tube that’s best squeezed right before eating the cupcake and not shown in above photo.

A Some Seaside cupcake from Sweet Evelyn’s in downtown Perry. The cupcake is described as vanilla cake, coconut pineapple filling, vanilla buttercream and a Pina Colada mixer. The mixer is in a cupcake pipette, a slender tube that’s ideal squeezed proper just before feeding on the cupcake and not shown in above photograph.

Jones, who experienced a regular stream of prospects, explained opening day was likely definitely nicely. Afterwards, Jones posted on Facebook that he marketed out by 2 p.m.

Sweet Evelyn’s is now open in downtown Perry.

Sweet Evelyn’s is now open up in downtown Perry.

The backstory

Jones has been baking and decorating cookies considering the fact that December 2016 when he turned hooked while having a class with his mom.

He started off Sweet Evelyn’s in the kitchen area of his dwelling, showcasing his baked products on social media and advertising them by custom-get and through pop-up retailers.

His mom, Faye Mixon, carries on to enable with the baking, having come along with him from the start out. She’s retired, obtaining served as the Dooly County tax commissioner.

His stepdad, Myron Mixon, is a celeb pitmaster and five-time barbecue Earth Winner as perfectly as the mayor of Unadilla.

Jones formerly served on the Dooly County Board of Training. He now serves as the Perry Key Avenue Promotions Committee chairman.

Following his visual appearance on the Foodstuff Community, his mom and stepdad gifted him a industrial kitchen that is positioned in his hometown.

“It has taken me a pair of times to get my thoughts alongside one another about opening day at Sweet Evelyn’s Perry, and all I truly know to say is thank you,” Jones posted on Facebook. “My successes would not be doable with out my mamma and stepdad.”

He also thanked Mary Catherine, who allows manage the Perry storefront, his sister, buddies, and individuals in the Perry and the encompassing place for their guidance.

Also, Jones is giving his initially decorating class, Sweet Summer Treats, on July 15 in the Unadilla Community Middle. Tickets are $100 and contain a light lunch. Tickets are expected and amount is restricted.

Sweet Evelyn’s in Perry is open up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday by means of Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The amount is 478-224-0559.

Baker and cookie artist Cory Jones at his Sweet Evelyn’s storefront in downtown Perry.

Baker and cookie artist Cory Jones at his Sweet Evelyn’s storefront in downtown Perry.